Category Archives: Hungary

Photo Essay: Patterns of Budapest

I found Budapest filled with patterned architecture and design. From the wallpaper to Pest’s tidy buildings, the city certainly wears its own style.   Finding something specific or offbeat about a city can be a fun and unique way to … Continue reading

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Snapshots of Budapest

Snapshots of Budapest: A mix of famous sites and monuments, pretty things and everyday scenes. Highlights include: 1. The Great Synagogue VII Dohány utca 2-8 10:00-5:30 Sunday – Thursday (with varying times depending on the month) Metro: M2 Astoria 2. … Continue reading

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Relaxing in the City of Spas

Marco and I came to Budapest stressed, rushed and exhausted. It wasn’t intentional, it just happened that way. We ignored it, spending Friday and Saturday like good tourists, exploring the city and pushing our limits. Marco was carrying the stress … Continue reading

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Buda. Pest.

I wanted something away from European icons like Paris, London or Amsterdam. Marco, and our bank accounts, wanted to stay in Europe. So, Eastern Europe it was! A quick scan on Ryanair and EasyJet and our option was made for … Continue reading

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To Guide or Not To Guide(Book)?

Everybody travels differently. Some vacation, others shudder at the word. Some plan extensively, others show up. Until our recent trip to Budapest, I was a part of the latter group. I planned enough for my first international trip to Accra, … Continue reading

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